Careers in Teaching and Educational Programs

Teaching and Educational Programs
Within the College of Education and Allied Professions

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Art
  • Birth-Kindergarten
  • Communication Sciences Disorders
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • General Special Education
  • German
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education with a concentration in Biology, Chemistry or Earth Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Spanish

Contact the College of Education and Allied Professions for more details.

What jobs are available?

Public and private (K-12) school teaching, tutoring, coaching or other extra-curricular activities, self-employment and work with businesses related to academic major.

Who employs Secondary Teachers?

  • County or City Board of Education
  • Employment agencies
  • Private learning center
  • Private schools and churches
  • Businesses related to education (publishing, sales, computer programming)

Good skills or traits for teachers and education majors:

  • Pleasant, positive, persuasive, and friendly.
  • Ability to organize and maintain accurate records.
  • Leadership potential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with regard to student personalities, learning styles, and intellectual capacities.
  • Sensitive to the different needs of others and work well with teens.

Special training, degrees or experience I may need:

  • Bachelor's degree is required, most states require Student Teaching experience and certification. Alternative certification is available for those without an Education degree.
  • Specialization in one or more subject areas listed above.
  • Continued coursework to maintain certification.

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